Coldplay Performs "Adventure of a Lifetime" at the 2015 American Music Awards

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The band performed the first single from its new album, 'A Head Full of Dreams.'

Coldplay's reign as one of the biggest bands on the planet may be coming to an end soon, as the group's seventh album, A Head Full of Dreams, is expected to be its last when it comes out Dec. 4. But before that happens, the Chris Martin-led group took to the 2015 American Music Awards stage to perform the first single off the new album, "Adventure of a Lifetime."

Introduced by Fall Out Boy, the band hit the stage in front of a trippy kaleidoscope of a backdrop, with Martin as animated a frontman as he's seemed in years. He seemed to be having a particularly great time, especially after being joined by four dancers in gorilla costumes and a steady stream of confetti and gigantic balloons. It was ... an experience, to be sure: Think the Flaming Lips meet the Gorillaz, in many different ways.

A Head Full of Dreams may be Coldplay's final album, but it won't be the last fans hear of the band: Martin has promised a 2016 stadium tour, while the LP itself boasts collaborations with Beyonce, Tove Lo, Noel Gallagher and Merry Clayton. Check out the performance below.


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